Why inheritance tax is an unjust burden – The Times

Posted September 18th, 2007 in inheritance tax, special report by sally

“The legality of inheritance tax is under challenge. Last week Joyce Burden, 89, and her sister, Sybil, 81, lodged a last-ditch appeal in Strasbourg over the rule that each will have to pay inheritance tax on the home they jointly own near Marlborough, Wiltshire, because they cannot have the same exemptions given to married or gay couples in civil partnerships.”

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The Times, 18th September 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk